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Mick56 08-05-2013 09:47 PM

framing a window
 
I want to frame a new window opening in my upstairs bedroom.I will be taking out a set of patio doors that lead to a second story deck,framing in a window opening, installing some plywood sheathing, and replacing vinyl siding and interior drywall. If there is already a 75 in opening for the patio doors, do I need to add a header?Is it necessary to get an inspection for any of this work? Thanks, Mark

joecaption 08-06-2013 06:35 AM

No one knows where you live since you did not add it to your profile, so we'll guess yes on the permit.
There should already be a header in place so, no need to add another one. A couple of 2 X 4's laying flat and a king and jack stud will give you the needed surface area to attach the window and the trim.
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